Diane Slocum

Diane Slocum

Diane Slocum has been a newspaper reporter and editor and authored an historical book. As a freelance writer, she contributes regularly to magazines and newspapers. She writes features on authors and a column for writers and readers in Lifestyle magazine. She is assigned to write interviews of first-time novelists and bestselling authors for Authorlink®
Courtney Maum: on Before and After the Book Deal

Courtney Maum: on Before and After the Book Deal

Before and After the Book Deal, Courtney Maum, Catapult – The subtitle for this book is A Writer’ Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book. Maum includes comments from nearly 200 authors, agents, editors, and others involved in publishing and producing.

Interview: Moxon Merges Perception and Reality in a Complex Tale

Interview: Moxon Merges Perception and Reality in a Complex Tale

An Audacious Interplay of Perception and Reality in a Complex, Intriguing Tale – A street priest with a neon chapel, streets filled with released “loonies”, including one who babbles about his lost boy, a flickering young man (he’s there and then he’s not), the crime boss who ran things for the absentee crime boss, his brother/sister team of sneak and fighter (or was there a brother?), the circus with the beautiful, leaping aerialist (without/with a beard), the circus owner with the ritual of bird or spade (neither a good choice).

Palmer’s The Rabbit Queen Asks What Is Truth

Mary Toft, Dexter Palmer, Penguin Random House – One day in 1726, Mary Toft started giving birth to rabbits. Well, parts of rabbits, confounding the local physician, John Howard, and even physicians sent by the king from London to investigate this strange phenomenon.